Heavy rain pummels Delhi, inundates several places | Delhi News

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NEW DELHI: The federal capital on Sunday obtained its initial bout of heavy rains which inundated low-lying locations, also brought traffic to a standstill on significant road moves in town.
The downpour resulted in the passing of a 56-year-old guy, allegedly because of drowning, following his mini-truck got submerged in saltwater beneath the Minto Bridge in central Delhi.

A bus has stuck in the water below the bridge. Fire department staff hurried to the spot and rescued the folks on board. The Youth Congress also shared with a movie of the inundated Raisina Road office.

Residents shared social networking videos and pictures of rainwater into their vehicles and houses sifting through waterlogged streets.

The Delhi Traffic Police reported significant waterlogging in Minto Road, Azadpur underpass, South Avenue Road, Pul Prahladpur underpass, Azad market, Moolchand underpass and close Batra Hospital among others.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said the Safdarjung Observatory, that offers representative statistics for town, listed 74.8mm rain until 8. 30am.
The Ridge and Lodhi Road weather channel listed 86 mm and 81.2 mm rain, respectively. The Palam and Ayanagar observatories gauged 16.9mm and 12.2mm precipitation, it stated.
Rainfall listed below 15mm is regarded as mild, involving 15 and 64.5mm is moderate( and over 64.5mm is thick, according to the IMD.
Before, the IMD had predicted heavy to very heavy rain over remote parts of northwest India. It said the”complete monsoon trough is the most likely to shift closer, nearer into the foothills of the Himalayas through July 19-20″.
Regardless of the premature arrival of monsoon in Delhi, rains had stayed subdued up to now. On the other hand, the rains Sunday morning forced the entire July rain from the excess class.
The Safdarjung Observatory has obtained 122.7mm rain in July so much, which can be eight percent more than the standard of 114.1 mm, according to the IMD data.
The Lodhi Road weather station has recorded 137.1mm rain in July, which can be 20 percent over the standard of 114.4mm.
Monsoon reached Delhi on June 25, two times earlier than the typical date of June 27. The IMD had predicted normal rainfall from the federal capital during the entire year.


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